Off-Leash Dog Parks in Minneapolis, MN

There are 13 off-leash dog parks in Minneapolis. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Minneapolis.

Pet Friendly Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park
Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park Just south of Highway 62, the Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park features year-round fun for you and Fido in 80 acres of mixed open space and paths bordering a large swamp/wetland area. Not all areas are fenced so dogs should have good recall. No permit required. The land is owned by the Metropolitan Airport Commission and borders the airport runways. Since the park not managed by the city, no amenities exist here (including trash receptacles). Bring water and waste bags with you, and please take them when you leave. See Details
Pet Friendly Loring Park Off Leash Dog Park
Loring Park Off Leash Dog Park City dogs will love the chance to play off-leash in the designated area in the northeast section of this public park, which includes grass, boulders, bridge, gravel, and trees. Permit required. See Details
St. Anthony Parkway Off-Leash Recreation Area Your pet will love to let off some steam at this fenced, off-leash park, which includes mulch ground cover and shade trees. Remember to bring water. See Details
Victory Prairie Dog Park 2.5 acres all fenced in, mostly grass, a few gravel paths & wood chips by the picnic tables. The regulars have provided a box with bags for clean up, and bowls for water, but you should bring your own water. The locals are friendly, but some dogs are overly alpha. Not a good place if your puppy is shy. The handout from the city says parking on Russell is allowed, but some neighbors yell at people who park in front of their homes. See Details
Lyndale Farmstead Off-Leash Dog Park Lyndale Farmstead Off-Leash Dog Park is one of seven dog-friendly recreation areas in the Minneapolis area. There are benches and shaded areas for humans to enjoy while pets run around the park. Before heading into the park, you can park on West 38th and West 40th streets or Bryant Avenue. Pet owners should remember that the ground of the Lyndale Farmstead Dog Park is crushed granite, which some dog's paws may be sensitive to this surface. To use the seven dog parks, you must first purchase a permit: either a daily permit for $5 per dog; or an annual permit, which is $35 for the first dog and $25 for each additional dog for Minneapolis Residents; and $60 for the first dog and $35 for each additional dog for Non-Minneapolis Residents. The off-leash dog parks are open from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Lake of the Isles Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Lake of the Isles Parkway. See Details
Carlson Dog Park at Cedar Knoll Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes lovely trees for shade. Permit from city required. See Details
Franklin Terrace Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park on Franklin Terrace. See Details
St. Anthony Parkway Off-Leash Dog Park There is a dog park located across the street from Columbia Park Golf Learning Center on the south side of St Anthony Parkway. Parking lot located West of the Columbia Golf Learning Center and near the kiosk. See Details
Sochacki Dog Park Sochacki Park is pet-friendly. The park includes 37 acres of land in Robbinsdale and the Rice Lake and Mary Hills nature areas in Golden Valley. Park amenities include picnic tables and shelter along with a meandering paved trail running the length of the park which will provide future connections to regional trails in the area. Dogs are welcome to hang out in the dog park. Located in a grassy area just east of the park’s north parking lot, you and your pooch will find water bowls, plus there are plenty of dog-friendly hiking and walking trails nearby. The park is open every day of the week from 5am to 10pm. See Details
North Loop Play Area North Loop Play Area is pet-friendly. The North Loop play area is located at 3rd Street North and 8th Avenue North next to the Herschel Lofts Building. The play area is approximately 6,000 square feet solely dedicated for off-leash play by neighborhood dogs. See Details
Gateway Dog Park Gateway Dog Park is pet-friendly. Bring Fido with you to enjoy the agility equipment in the fenced-off area of this popular dog park. Dogs are allowed to use the park, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Gateway Play Area Gateway Play Area is pet-friendly. This downtown dog park is a great place to bring your pooch in the Minneapolis area for some off-leash fun. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pups leave behind and to keep them under control while they're playing. See Details
Elm Creek Park Reserve Dog Off-Leash Area Fido will find more than enough room to play at Elm Creek Park Reserve Dog Off-Leash Area in Champlin, MN. This 29-acre, fenced dog park is in the middle of the gorgeous Elm Creek Reserve. The park features a separate area for small dogs and a fenced wetland pond. A daily or annual pass is required. Dogs must be leashed in all areas outside of the off-leash areas. See Details
Battle Creek Dog Park Battle Creek Dog Park is a spacious fully-enclosed 35 acres for Fido to enjoy in Maplewood, MN. This plentiful space is free to use and visitors do not need a permit. The park has miles of wooded trails & walking paths, plenty of shaded areas, and two small ponds where your pet can swim. Allow your companion to swim, explore, and play off-leash in this beautiful open area. There is no water at this site (except for the ponds) so visitors should also bring a bottle of drinking water. See Details
Bloomington Dog Park This 25-acre park is a dog's dream! There is a very large grassy area, hills, trees and even a pond for those dogs that like to swim. See Details
Rice Creek Off Leash Dog Area Large, fully-fenced 13-acre dog park on Lexington south of Hwy J. Two double-gated entrances and a gated swimming hole. Paths, prairie, sandy areas, and trees. Restrooms and water fountain in Lexington Ave parking lot. See Details
Dakota Woods Dog Park Pets will find plenty of room to exercise in this massive, fenced dog park with lots of wooded trails. Bring water, and permits are required. See Details
Cleary Lake Regional Dog Park Located south of Cleary Lake Regional Park, this is a 28 acre fenced off-leash dog park that is part of the Three Rivers Park District's off-leash dog parks. Take your pet for an off-leash run in the lovely prairie setting of this fenced dog park, which includes a separately fenced pond for dog swimming. Permit from Park District Administration required. See Details
High Bridge Dog Park High Bridge Dog Park, located at the site of a former coal power plant, is a fully-fenced, seven-acre dog park with plenty of space for your pup to romp off leash. The dog park entrance is on the westernmost end of the park, near the parking lot. See Details
Dog Park at Perry Park Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park that was converted from an old baseball field in Arden Hills. Dog Park at Perry Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
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Southbridge Community Park Over 10 acres of rolling hills, open areas, walking paths, and wooded areas. Separate area for small dogs under 25 lbs. See Details
Bald Eagle Otter Lake Regional Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this 12-acre, partially fenced dog park. See Details
Fish Lake Regional Park Dog Park Pets can run around at this fenced dog park, which offers a walking area as well as a smaller running area for small breeds. See Details